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Need for suggestion: Creating a new Java IDE

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Joined: 2008-12-29

Hi ,
I have taken up making a new IDE for java, so can you please write some tips and suggestions in creating it , so that it makes a real difference from the other IDEs .

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Joined: 2005-11-01

It is good to make a real difference, but it going to need to do most of the things other IDEs do all the same. I suggest you start by reading the code for Netbeans and Eclipse.
You could add plugins for the extra functionality to these IDEs and when you are ready write one from scratch.